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ECL - Ecolab Inc Share Price

$220.31 -2.8  -1.3%

Last Trade - 19/04/21

Basic Materials
Large Cap
Market Cap ÂŁ45.04bn
Enterprise Value ÂŁ48.94bn
Revenue ÂŁ8.43bn
Position in Universe 202nd / 6849
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
13,545 13,152 13,836 14,668 14,906 11,790 12,491 13,315 -2.7%
+11.3 -4.0 +7.5 +18.6 +7.1 -29.1 +20.1 +19.6
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, EcolabInc. revenues decreased 21% to $11.79B. Net income beforeextraordinary items decreased 38% to $967.4M. Revenuesreflect Global Institutional segment decrease of 30% to$3.55B. Net income also reflects Global Institutionalsegment income decrease of 69% to $321.9M, Other segmentincome decrease of 21% to $131.5M, Foreign Currency.segment loss increase of 17% to $23.8M.
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Profile Summary

Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The Company's cleaning and sanitizing programs and products, pest elimination services and equipment maintenance and repair services support customers in the foodservice, food and beverage processing, hospitality, healthcare, government and education, retail, textile care and commercial facilities management sectors in over 170 countries. Its segments include Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, Other and Corporate. Its Global Industrial segment consists of the Water, Food and Beverage, Paper and Textile Care operating units. Its Global Institutional segment consists of the Institutional, Specialty and Healthcare operating units. The Global Energy segment provides on-site and technology-driven solutions to the global drilling, oil and gas production, refining, and petrochemical industries. The Company's Other segment consists of the Pest Elimination operating units.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated February 18, 1924
Public Since January 1, 1957
No. of Shareholders: 5,383
No. of Employees: 44,000
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Chemicals
Index S&P 500 Materials (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 285,849,956
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Upcoming Events for ECL
Monday 26th April, 2021 Estimate
Q1 2021 Ecolab Inc Earnings Release
Thursday 6th May, 2021
Ecolab Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting
Friday 7th May, 2021 Estimate
Ecolab Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting
Monday 26th July, 2021 Estimate
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Frequently Asked Questions for Ecolab Inc
What is the Ecolab Inc share price?

As of 19/04/21, shares in Ecolab Inc are trading at $220.31, giving the company a market capitalisation of ÂŁ45.04bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Ecolab Inc share price performed this year?

Shares in Ecolab Inc are currently trading at $220.31 and the price has moved by 23.25% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Ecolab Inc price has moved by -16.87% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Ecolab Inc?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Ecolab Inc, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 11 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Ecolab Inc is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Ecolab Inc next release its financial results?

Ecolab Inc is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Ecolab Inc dividend yield?

The Ecolab Inc dividend yield is 0.85% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Ecolab Inc pay a dividend?

Last year, Ecolab Inc paid a total dividend of 1.88, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.85%. Looking ahead, Ecolab Inc has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Ecolab Inc next pay dividends?

Ecolab Inc has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Ecolab Inc shares is currently 0.85%.

How do I buy Ecolab Inc shares?

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What is the market cap of Ecolab Inc?

Shares in Ecolab Inc are currently trading at $220.31, giving the company a market capitalisation of ÂŁ45.04bn.

Where are Ecolab Inc shares listed? Where are Ecolab Inc shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Ecolab Inc:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: ECL
What kind of share is Ecolab Inc?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Ecolab Inc is currently classified as a Falling Star. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Ecolab Inc share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Ecolab Inc are currently priced at $220.31. At that level they are trading at 1.48% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Ecolab Inc currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 5.122 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Ecolab Inc share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Ecolab Inc. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -10.55%. At the current price of $220.31, shares in Ecolab Inc are trading at 6.01% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Ecolab Inc PE Ratio?

The Ecolab Inc PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 51.64. The shares are currently trading at $220.31.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Ecolab Inc?

Ecolab Inc's management team is headed by:

Douglas Baker - CHM
Daniel Schmechel - CFO
Barbara Beck - IND
Larry Berger - EVP
Christophe Beck - PRE
Arthur Higgins - IND
Michael Larson - IND
Laurie Marsh - EVP
Jeffrey Ettinger - LED
Shari Ballard - IND
Darrell Brown - EVP
Angela Busch - EVP
Michael McCormick - EVP
Jerome Charton - EVP
Alexander De Boo - EVP
Who are the major shareholders of Ecolab Inc?

Here are the top five shareholders of Ecolab Inc based on the size of their shareholding:

Cascade Investment, L.L.C. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 10.73% (30.7m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 7.53% (21.5m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.55% (13.0m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.83% (11.0m shares)
Wellington Management Company, LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 2.64% (7.55m shares)
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